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What is hyperglycemic hyperosmolar nonketotic syndrome?

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Dr. Alvin Fried
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: Very high sugar

This occurs when the sugar gets very high, usually over 600.
Because of the very high sugar the blood becomes very viscous, the patient is dehydrated and may become very lethargic or pass out.

In brief: Very high sugar

This occurs when the sugar gets very high, usually over 600.
Because of the very high sugar the blood becomes very viscous, the patient is dehydrated and may become very lethargic or pass out.
Dr. Alvin Fried
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